News and Events - Inquests & Public Inquiries


24th Jun 2021News

The Times | Lawyer of the week: Kate Blackwell QC

Kate Blackwell QC was recently interviewed by The Times and named Lawyer of the Week. Kate has been Counsel to the Daniel Morgan Inquiry Panel for the last 8 years during which there has been forensic scrutiny of the numerous investigations and operations surrounding the murder of Daniel Morgan. The time taken by the Panel […]

14th Jun 2021News

Jermaine Baker Public Inquiry commences

The public inquiry into the death of Jermaine Baker begins today at the International Dispute Resolution Centre on Fleet Street. Jermaine Baker was shot by a Metropolitan Police officer on 11 December 2015 during a police operation relating to an attempt by Mr Baker and others to free a prisoner en route to Wood Green Crown Court. […]

4th Sep 2020News

Jonathan Laidlaw QC and Christopher Gillespie appear at Manchester Arena Inquiry

Monday 7th September 2020 marks the beginning of the Public Inquiry into the bombing at the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena on 22 May 2017. Jonathan Laidlaw QC and Christopher Gillespie instructed by Rob Elvin and Bethany Thompson of Squire Patton Boggs appear on behalf of the stewarding and crowd management company at […]

1st Sep 2020News

2 Hare Court Welcomes Kate Blackwell QC

We are delighted to announce that Kate Blackwell QC commenced tenancy at 2 Hare Court on 1st September 2020. Kate joins us from Lincoln House Chambers, Manchester, where she remains a member. Kate is a leading practitioner specialising in public inquiries and criminal law. She is sought after for high-profile cases and is instructed by leading […]

27th Jul 2020News

2 Hare Court Welcomes Iain Daniels

Chambers is delighted to announce that Iain Daniels (previously of Ely Place Chambers) has accepted an invitation to join 2 Hare Court with effect from the 3rd August 2020. Iain joins us with a substantial Health & Safety practice and is a specialist advocate representing healthcare providers, individuals, companies and public bodies in both civil […]